How to treat rabbits?
Rabbits are prone to various diseases. In this article we will try to figure out how to treat rabbits. The owners of these beautiful creatures should provide them with reliable protection. They must provide proper care, vaccinate their pets. With the disease they must be properly treated.
How to treat rabbit ears
Quite often, rabbits suffer from ear diseases. They develop ear scabies, also called chorioptosis or psoroptosis. In this disease, skin mites affect the auricles, their inner surface and external auditory passages. Also, the disease may develop on the front paws and areas of the body located near the rabbit ears.
Sick individuals scratch their ears with paws and shake their heads. When visually inspected on the inner surface of the auricle and in the area of the ear canal there are scabs of gray-brown color and crust.
The treatment consists in the use of oil-based anti-ascaric drugs, which are warmed to body temperature before administration.The drug substance is injected in an amount of 2 ml in each ear. After the injection, the ear should be massaged. For the treatment of ear scabies in rabbits, 5-10% tiofid and 30-50% bentocid are used. Treatment of the affected areas of the body can be carried out with aerosol foams such as dicresyl, acrodex and diodrin. A good result is observed when using turpentine and sulfuric ointment.
In severe frosts, rabbit ears are at risk of frostbite. When the rabbit swells on the animal's ears, it should be moved to a warmer place, and the affected places should be rubbed and smeared with any internal melted fat.
How to treat eyes for rabbits
The following eye diseases can be observed in a rabbit: conjunctivitis, dacryocystitis, exophthalmos, glaucoma, cataracts, uveitis, diseases of the cornea of the eye, third-century lacrimal gland hyperplasia. Consider some of them in more detail.
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane of the eye. Its main symptoms are lacrimation, conjunctival redness, with allergies, itching may occur, and with a bacterial infection - purulent discharge.
Treatment of conjunctivitis. When conjunctivitis of non-infectious etiology prescribe anti-inflammatory drops. In case of a purulent inflammatory process, they sow the material, and only then antibacterial agents are prescribed. Antihistamines are prescribed for allergic conjunctivitis.
Keratitis is inflammation of the cornea of the eye. This disease can develop through mechanical action and with blockage of the nasolacrimal canal. The main symptoms of keratitis are squint of the eyes, tearing, increased sensitivity to light, purulent discharge from the eye, clouding, mucous film on the cornea.
The treatment is to eliminate the cause of the disease, use anti-inflammatory ointments and drops, drugs that improve corneal regeneration, and drops with an antibiotic.
Rabbit treatment for rhinitis
Rabbits often suffer from a cold. Rhinitis is an inflammation of the nasal mucosa. His treatment consists of the following: isolation of a sick animal, chlorine - turpentine inhalation, administration of biomycin, furalisodone, sulfadimethoxine.
When rabbit disease, how to treat them, prompt competent veterinarian.He will examine the sick animal, prescribe the necessary medications. Hosts should not run the disease. It is necessary to conduct timely vaccinations, properly care for rabbits.